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  • Job start date

    1 September 2025

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - 01/09/2025 - 31/08/26

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


John Scurr is an excellent school, where every student is cherished and treated as an individual. This is a school where young people's abilities and skills are encouraged and where they can grow. Our aim is that all students should leave the school as highly confident and articulate young people.

At the school we believe that outstanding teaching and learning is underpinned by a key core value and commitment to equality and diversity. Equal access of opportunity is a priority at John Scurr Primary School. This is ensuring that all members of our community have an extremely heartening and supportive experience throughout their time at John Scurr so that they can flourish.

We are at an exciting time in our development and we are looking to appoint an exceptional Class teacher, this practitioner will join our team in September 2024 or sooner. This is a tremendous opportunity for someone wishing to further develop their career and must be willing to teach in any class across the primary phase. We seek a team player who is curious and able to think, be playful and be part of our onward journey.

We offer:

  • Commitment to professional development within school and through our network of schools.
  • Links to the Tower Hamlets Oracy Hub networks, Tower Hamlets Education Partnership, NCETM Maths Hub, and the Unity CUSP curriculum
  • Collaborative leadership at both department and senior level and partner teachers with joint PPA.
  • Excellent support and line management for all staff –including the use of Queen Mary’s subsidised café for lunch and coffee
  • We offer a supportive leadership team and well-resourced classrooms and have a proved track record in supporting teachers who are resettling back into the UK following their overseas teaching experiences.
  • A convenient location between Stepney Green & Bethnal Green, with excellent transport links and opportunities for a life outside of the school day!
  • Supportive parents and wonderful children- with waiting lists in some year groups.

We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on 22nd May ‘24 – please arrange your tour of the school sooner rather than later!

For further information and an application pack please go to our website:


If you have any queries or questions, please contact Tania Bashir (HR & Office Manager) on 0207 7903 647 or emailing: HR@johnscurr.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Applications must be made by application form. Please do not send a CV. It will not be accepted

What the school offers its staff

Class Teacher

Fixed term with a possibility for a permanent role.

Application instructions can be found below.

All applications must be received by

Weds 22nd May 2024 at midday

Please send your applications to

Tania Bashir HR@johnscurr.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About John Scurr Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
466 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

John Scurr is an Excellent, inclusive school, serving a truly multi- cultural community, where every student is cherished and treated as an individual. This is a school where young people's abilities and skills are encouraged and where they can grow. Our aim is that all students should leave the school as highly confident and articulate young children.

Arranging a visit to John Scurr Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@johnscurr.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

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